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Alexandra Marine and General Hospital

The Alexandra Marine and General Hospital (AMGH) has been providing quality health care services to the residents of the Town of Goderich and surrounding municipalities for over 100 years.

Position:  Manager / Privacy Officer / CIA

Region:  Huron and Perth

Description:  The Manager, Health Records and Registration / CIA / Privacy Officer is responsible for supervising and maintaining the Admitting/Health Records/Switchboard departments including goal setting, planning, policy and procedure development, quality assurance and improvement, and supervision and competency of staff. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for analyzing, coordination and report generation of utilization data. To ensure the integrity, confidentiality and security of health information; provide health information resource services while complying with legal, ethical and professional standards and regulations.

Education:

  • College diploma and/or university degree in the field of business, computer science, health records, clinical informatics and/ or management
  • Training and experience in privacy and freedom of information legislation, requirements and related processes
  • Active member of CHIMA an asset

Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years of current progressive, professional experience which includes management and operational aspects
  • 2 years in health information with current background and experience in Health Records, Registration, Admitting and/or Informatics an asset

Abilities:

  • Competent with various software programs including Meditech, Microsoft applications with advanced understanding of functionality
  • Demonstrated leadership / supervisory ability to manage daily operations including scheduling
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills, significant decision making abilities and effective conflict resolution skills in day-to-day management activities
  • Demonstrates initiative and effectiveness in leading and motivating staff and peers to achieve departmental and organizational goals
  • Detail oriented and ability to manage multiple projects and/or reporting requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal / communication skills to motivate and communicate with staff
  • Excellent knowledge of CIHI reporting structures and CQI process.
  • Knowledge of regulations governing Health Records (i.e. Public Hospital Act, Personal Health Information and Protection Act, Mental Health Act, Vital Statistics Act, Hospital regulations, bylaws, etc) to perform regular audits and ensure compliance
  • Knowledge and experience of Privacy and FOI Act and Regulations and handling subsequent process
  • Provide input into the overall strategic direction for the Information Management portfolio as it related to all aspects of Health Records, Health Information Systems and electronic health record
  • Understand the importance of accurate reporting and patient privacy


Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  Full time

Deadline for Application:  Friday, April 28, 2017

How to Apply:  Please forward applications to:

Peggy Byrne Carter, Human Resources
Fax: 519-524-8537
patricia.byrnecarter@amgh.ca


Location:  Goderich

Profession Type:  Management

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